WJA names 2014 Awards for Excellence winners
The Women’s Jewelry Association honored the winners of its 31st annual Awards for Excellence Monday night in New York, recognizing innovative and successful leaders in the industry in a number of categories.
When lightning strikes, what will it cost you?
Summertime brings more than spring showers. The season’s lightning strikes and sometimes-downed power lines can lead to surges. Jeweler Mutual’s David Sexton shares 5 tips for ensuring a power surge doesn’t knock out your store.
Jeweler giving customers a look at 10 carats
Steven Singer Jewelers is providing its customers the chance to see a rare diamond up close and in person, displaying a rare 10-carat radiant-cut diamond for viewing at its store Sunday.
NRF lowers 2014 sales growth forecast
After a harsh winter that hampered retail sales, the National Retail Federation has revised its retail sales forecast downward for the full year 2014, though it does expect sales to pick up in the second half of the year.
The History Behind … Mizpah jewelry
In this new monthly feature, National Jeweler editors delve into the when, where and why of antique jewelry. July’s focus is on Mizpah pieces, which first became popular in the Victorian era.